Level 1 Avalanche Class in the Rattlesnakes – Classroom: March 1 and 3,  5-8pm   Field Days: March 5th and 6th.  Cost: $240This Level 1 class follows recommendations from the American Avalanche Association. Call or visit the UM Outdoor Program (East end of the UM Fitness Center) to register: 243-5172 or register on line at:  https://register.campusrec.umt.edu/Course/Search.aspx

Course content includes:

  • Avalanche types and anatomy
  • Basic slab mechanics
  • Terrain
  • Snowpack and Weather
  • Decision Making and Human Factors
  • Companion Rescue